Lockdown Fun With Timezone

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Can’t get out to your favourite Timezone? We are sure there are a lot of Timezone gamers out there finding it hard going cold turkey. Hold on to your seats because we have the solutions for you! 

We won’t leave you through the lockdown boredom without recreating the Timezone experience right in your living room. Here are some great ideas to keep you busy and your heart rate up! Play on your own or jump on a video call and vs your mates with Lockdown fun with Timezone.

Bowl Up. Bowl Up.

Bring the bowling lane to your Livingroom!

What you’ll need:

  • 10 bottles, cups or anything pin-shaped.
  • A ball that can knock down the cups.
  • A piece of paper and a pencil to keep score.

Grab 10 bottles and fill them up with water. Try to make them as heavy as the ball you are using. Arrange them in an upside-down triangle made out of rows of 4,3,2,1.

The bigger your ball, the further back you will need to stand. When you are ready, aim and bowl! Each player has 10 turns.

Remember to place the pins back in line again and bring the ball back after each turn. You get extra points for a strike. The winner is the player with the most points. So, get out there and get that 300 game!

Crazy Tower / Mega Stacker.

Bring your stacking skills home!

What you’ll need:

  • Items that can stack on top of each other such as blocks, cups, items from the pantry.
  • A timer. 

To play Crazy Tower, pick sturdy household items that you can easily stack on top of each other like plastic cups, notebooks or throw pillows.

With a rival or on your own, start a 2-minute timer and STACK AWAY! If any of the players’ tower falls, they must start again. Once the timer goes off, the player with the highest tower wins!

To raise the stakes, try Mega Stacker, which has the same rules but BIGGER items.

Timezone Warning advice: Ask your Mum first.


It’s NERF time, get ready!

What you’ll need:

  • Targets that can be created from paper plates
  • A marker pen to write point values on the plates
  • Tape and/or string to hang the plates up
  • A nerf gun
  • And LOTS of nerf darts

Draw and cut paper plate-size targets with point values of 50, 100, 250, 500, 750, 1000 and 2000.

Spread them out across the room and make sure to make the higher point targets are challenging to get. Assign someone as the scorekeeper and when it’s time, load up, get set and shoot!

The round ends when both players run out of ammo. Wait for the scores to be tallied and the player with the highest score is the winner!

Dance Dance Revolution

Drop it like it’s hot or try your own Risky Business dance at home!

What you’ll need:

  • Space to move
  • Groovy music
  • Some scoring cards

Grab your family and put the video call on and get ready to bust a move. Slap on your best pair of socks, clear your floor and step into the dance floor.

No room or surface is out of limits for this dance-off. Extra points for the coolest pair of shades, get in the zone and give the performance of your life!

Spectators rate each dancer, at the end of the dance the scores are tallied and the winner is crowned the Home Idol. Does that mean they get to pick the dinner tonight? It sure does!

See some of our ideas in action below